Card Set Information
environment, equipment and hygiene
Infectious Bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites that pose a threat to to humans and animals.
Towards front of the body.
Free from pathogenic microoranisms
eg, Aseptic surgical instruments.
Towards the rear of the body.
Difficult labor and delivery.
Special blood proteins that are produced in response to a specific antigens & counteracts their effects by neutralizing toxins & destroying foreign bacteria & other cellular debris.
An upper heart chamber which receives blood from the veins & forces it into a ventricle.
General anesthetics, such as pentobarbital or thiopental, given by inj. & producing unconscious.
A greenish fluid secreted from the liver that aids in the metabolism of fats.
Increased rate of breathing.
Little or none.
decreased rate of breathing.
Partial or complete wasting away of the body part.
Rodent specific sign of red-colored discharge around the nose.
Inability to control and/or coordinate movement.
Any pattern that recurs daily.
The lg arterial trunk that carries blood from the heart to be distributed through the body by branch arteries.
2nd cervical vertebra of the spinal column-allows movement between the skull and the body.
A network of finely divided blood vessels that connect arteries to veins-which the exchange of respiratory gases and other substances take place.
Also called ingesta, this is the mixture of food and various digestive secretions created within the stomach.
Part of the spermatic duct system and lies on the posterior aspect of each testicle connecting it to the vas deferens.
Subnormal body temperature.
A pancreatic hormone that stimulates a decrease in blood glucose levels, thus opposing the action of glucagon.
Maintain proper water and electrolyte balance, regulate acid-base concentration, and filter the blood of metabolic wastes, which are then excreted as urine.